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Insecticide resistance in the green peach aphid – where are we after 4 years of surveillance?

21 Oct 2019 | Filed under

If you google ‘green peach aphid’, you’re more than likely to see us, cesar, in your search feed.

success of mountain pygmy possum genetic rescue

11 Sep 2019 | Filed under

The home of the endangered mountain pygmy possum, Burramys parvus, is limited to the alpine regions of Australia – a very small range indeed!

Spotted wing drosophila: where will this world citizen make its next travel destination?

03 Sep 2019 | Filed under

The spotted wing drosophila (SWD) is a global pest of soft fruit industries and the subject of a current Hort Innovation funded biosecurity project led by Plant Health Australia, in collaboration with cesar and Plant and Food Research NZ.

We’re all abuzz about our tiny biosecurity officers

23 Aug 2019 | Filed under

You might’ve heard (we shouted pretty loud) about our amazing Research Scientist, Dr Elia Pirtle, winning the best presentation award at the Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium last week!

The riders of the storm of resistance are back for the Crop Protection Forum 2019

15 Aug 2019 | Filed under

We’re pleased to announce that the Crop Protection Forum will be taking place again in 2019 – and in case you didn’t know – it’s all about resistance!